You can find all the VMware vExperts for 2017 here .
Those who are new to this and those who are not aware of this VMware vExpert programe, I would like share the overview of this from this post. There are many posts on the way while I’m working with a busy schedule but I think it is great to give the background, overview and the importance of this program as a Virtualization geek.
What is this VMware vExpert ?
How to obtain this vExpert Award ?
How to Apply and become a vExpert ?
What are the benefits as a vExpert ?
- Invite to VMware private #Slack channel
- vExpert certificate signed by our CEO Pat Gelsinger.
- Private forums on communities.vmware.com
- Permission to use the vExpert logo on cards, website, etc for one year
- Access to a private directory for networking, etc
- Exclusive gifts from various VMware partners
- Private webinars with VMware partners as well as NFR’s
- Access to private betas (subject to admission by beta teams)
- 365-day eval licenses for most products for home lab / cloud providers
- Private pre-launch briefings via our blogger briefing pre-VMworld (subject to admission by product teams)
- Blogger early access program for vSphere and some other products
- Opportunity to receive a free blogger pass to VMworld US or VMworld Europe (limited to 50 for US and 35 for EU)
- Featured in a public vExpert online directory
- Access to vetted VMware & Virtualization content for your social channels
- Yearly vExpert parties at both VMworld US and VMworld Europe events
- Identification as a vExpert at both VMworld US and VMworld EU
So, this is a great recognition for my career and personally I’m a VMware lover and there are lots of things to learn by doing things.
Thank You very much VMware for giving me this opportunity. ..!!!. Now I’m a vExpert …… this is “A Small Step to a Giant Leap”.